PERFECT BEAM INSTALLS | Best Tricks for FAST PERFECTION

In this video we take a deep dive into installing stain grade beams on a tray ceiling. We cover the entire install process from blocking, scribing end cuts, cutting to perfect length, scribing to ceiling, gluing, achieving seamless miters, and more…

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00:00 – Intro – Mitered Box Beam Deep Dive
00:53 – The Process – Start with the End in Mind
02:39 – Why not pre-fabricate the beams?
04:03 – Beam Blocking – Make It Crisp & Easy
11:24 – Beam Side Pieces
15:44 – Measuring & Cutting Side Pieces To Fit
21:59 – Tacking Up Side Beams
26:31 – What Scribing Tool to Use???
30:32 – Best method for cutting to a scribe line???
37:42 – Sanding IS IMPORTANT
38:54 – Install the Side Beams
41:09 – Gluing the miters – Tips & Tricks
45:36 – Assembling Perfect Miters
53:06 – Thoughts on Pin Nailers
56:14 – Finished Product Overview

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